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Farm Land Preservation

March 2010

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Revised Lee County Voluntary Agricultural District Ordinance
Adopted by the Lee County Commissioners on 02/18/13

The purpose of Lee County’sVoluntary Agricultural District Ordinance is to encourage the preservation and protection of family farms, to increase the visibility of agricultural, forestry and horticultural operations and to protect and to promote these land uses.

 Lee County Voluntary Agricultural District Ordinance

The Town of Broadway has a Memorandum of Understanding to develop mutually beneficial Voluntary Agricultural District Programs.

An Agricultural Advisory Board has been appointed by the Lee County Commissioners to administer the program. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Lee County and Lee County Soil and Water District work closely with the Board in implementing the program.

The “Application to Serve on Boards/Commissions” is posted on line at http://www.leecountync.gov/commissioners. 

Lee County Agriculture Advisory Board Operating Procedures and Bylaws

Lee County Voluntary Agricultural District Brochure

North Carolina Voluntary Agriculture Districts Map (Updated 11-14-14)

Farmland Protection Plans Map (Updated 6-24-13)

Landowners Agreement for Sign Posting

County Voluntary Agricultural Districts Map – updated August 2013

NC Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund

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Lee County Voluntary Agricultural District Applications

***Applications must be printed on legal paper only***

Single Ownership Application

Multiple Ownership Application

Supplemental Tract Form

Multiple Ownership Addendum

Conservation Agreement

Revocation of Conservation Agreement By Landowner — Business Entity

Revocation of Conservation Agreement By Landowner — Individual

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Written By

Photo of Rhonda GasterRhonda GasterCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (919) 775-5624 (Office) rhonda_gaster@ncsu.eduLee County, North Carolina
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